Reference Method for Source Testing: Quantification of Carbon Dioxide Releases by Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems from Thermal Power Generation (June 2012)

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The Reference Method for Source Testing: Quantification of Carbon Dioxide Releases by Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems from Thermal Power Generation document is incorporated by reference in the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations (the "Regulations"). This document provides requirements for regulatees using continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) to quantify annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for the purposes of the Regulations. All conditions, requirements and restrictions set forth in the Regulations apply to this document. This document may be modified from time to time.

This method is based upon the Protocols and Performance Specifications for Continuous Monitoring of Gaseous Emissions from Thermal Power Generation Report EPS 1/PG/7 (revised December 2005). This method focuses on the quantification of annual CO2 emissions and overrides 1/PG/7 for this purpose.

No specific monitoring system is designated in this reference method. Any system that meets the initial certification criteria and subsequent specified parameters contained in this document is acceptable. Insitu or extractive CEM systems based on dynamic dilution technology or direct measurement of the target species may be used. Time-shared CEM systems using a single set of analyzers to determine emission rates for several adjacent sources are also acceptable.

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  • Author: Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Report
  • Cat. No.: En14-46/1-2012E-PDF
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-20789-6
  • Size: 21.6 X 28
  • Pages: 63
  • Year: 2012
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